Tag: Spaghetti

  • Spaghetti with prawns and whisky sauce

    Spaghetti with prawns and whisky sauce

    In my opinion, it’s not a habit to serve spaghetti and prawns with whisky. Correct me if I’m wrong. To me, whisky is that unfathomable drink, ferociously harsh and unapologetically alcoholic, which lawyers manage to knock back without even a grimace in courtroom dramas. But this unusual combination of spaghetti with prawns and whisky sauce […]

  • Quick and easy one-pot pasta

    Quick and easy one-pot pasta

    This is a story of two extremes. On one hand there is my compulsion to be extravagant and a show off, versus my need for ease and convenience. This dichotomy is reminiscent of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, except focused on food rather than evil. One will overrule the other in the end. And it’s […]

  • Prawn, tomato and garlic spaghetti

    Prawn, tomato and garlic spaghetti

    For once my focus hasn’t been on the food. It has remained in that area – general food and eating (what do you take me for) – but instead, it has been on how to serve it. You see, dear reader, I am without a dining table. This bothersome conundrum has meant a lot of […]

  • Good intentions

    Good intentions

    We all have good intentions. Studying our calorie intake as though it is religious scripture or walking determinedly past the kebab shop after a night out. Saving a couple of pounds by not buying that latte and croissant which you reason, no matter how warm and flaky that pastry may be, you don’t actually need […]

  • Convenient and simple: Spaghetti a la Clara

    Convenient and simple: Spaghetti a la Clara

    The kitchen is being painted. What started as a highly indulgent picnic adventure has now reached a tiresome level which is purely my aggravation that I can’t bake anything. Instead, I must satisfy myself with squidgy pieces of banana bread made on Sunday, cold pizza from the fridge, and try not to stare at pictures […]